A total of 326 applicants were approved for upgrading without examination as Chief Engineer Officers as per Board Res. No. 25 dated March 31, 2009, Board Res. No. 33 dated April 28, 2009 and Board Res. No. 40 dated May 20, 2009, Series of 2009.
The oathtaking ceremony of the successful examinees as well as the previous ones who have not taken their Oath of Professional and those who opted to submit ERS Assessment Certificates will be held before the Board on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila.
Certificate of Competency and Certificate of Endorsement shall be distributed during the oathtaking ceremony to the Chief Engineers and Second Engineers who successfully passed the board examinations and completed the required STCW95 compulsory training and sea service. They shall proceed to MEOD and STCW section for registration and validation as soon as possible in order to expedite the processing of the above-mentioned certificates.
Registration for membership with the Marine Engineer Officers Association of the Philippines (MEOAP) will start after registration as a professional with the board and the Commission.